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Why Europe's Highly Regulated Power Market Is So Bad for Growth

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07/29/2021Daniel Lacalle

In Europe, there is no competitive market for electrical power. And since power is an important factor of production, it also means the overall marketplace is wasteful, inefficient, and sluggish. 

Original Article: "Why Europe's Highly Regulated Power Market Is So Bad for Growth"

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Author:

Daniel Lacalle

Daniel Lacalle, PhD, economist and fund manager, is the author of the bestselling books Freedom or Equality (2020), Escape from the Central Bank Trap (2017), The Energy World Is Flat (2015), and Life in the Financial Markets (2014).

He is a professor of global economy at IE Business School in Madrid.

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